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2015-01-23 20:21:15

Launch Event Featured a Special Performance by Katherine Jenkins, OBE, and a DJ Set by Alexandra Richards as part of latest GREAT Britain Campaign initiative NEW YORK, Jan.

2011-07-27 07:10:00

NEW YORK, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Olympic Committee and VisitBritain today announced "Team USA: Britain Bound," a first-of-its kind, interactive program that will see an all-star roster of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic champions tour Britain this fall.

2011-03-10 14:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the new film adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre, tourism agencies VisitBritain and Welcome to Yorkshire invite travelers to experience Bronte Country.

2011-02-16 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Much has been said about the power of Facebook and other social networking sites in bringing people together.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.